Luminosity is at the heart of the latest creation from Urwerk. The time display, left visible by the cover that locks over the trademark satellite hours, gives off a green glow, hence the Kryptonite name. Guaranteed danger-free.
Having acquired Watchfinder, a UK-based platform for buying and selling pre-owned watches, Richemont is the first big name to enter the increasingly coveted and fast-growing market for second-hand timepieces.
Panta rei, said Heraclitus: everything flows. And everything changes, of course. Fortunately, I'm tempted to add. To be impervious to change is to be excluded from it, to remain out of time. Fine watchmaking, which is not only the custodian of time but its darling child and faithful interpreter, does better than slavishly follow mutations; it anticipates and shapes them. By forecasting new trends and imagining new models, by keeping alive a tradition that never takes its eye off the future.
Thanks to them, watchmakers speak the same language. While standards have had a considerable influence on quality, they can also be a key facet of brand strategy.
Together for the first time on the stand at the EPHJ Show in Geneva, watch manufactures of the Sandoz Family Foundation (MHF) announced the creation of a new unit, VMF Private Label, which is opening its production capacity to artisans in the watch industry.
Bucherer made a splash in Paris when it celebrated its 125th anniversary with the opening of the group's biggest store, extending over 2,200 square metres and three floors, just minutes from Place Vendôme and Place de la Madeleine. An interview with Nathalie Celia, General Manager for Bucherer France.